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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: draft blog post: press@ - It's easy to get first hand information
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:17:32 GMT
On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 9:36 AM, Andrea Pescetti <> wrote:

> Rob Weir wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 3, 2013 at 8:10 AM, J├╝rgen Schmidt wrote:
>>> I am a little bit annoyed about the often bad researched articles about
>>> OpenOffice or at least articles spreading wrong information about
>>> OpenOffice. ...
>> If we wait a little longer we might be able to achieve the safe effect but
>> with a more positive message.  I've been slowly updating the old "press
>> kit
>> page":**marketing/press_kit.html<>
I'm mystified like  many others about why/how this misinformation continues
to live.  We have accurate and readily available information about the
project from a variety of sources.

> OK to merge the two messages, and I agree it's good to address this issue.
> A few notes on Juergen's current draft (that will anyway be partly
> rewritten):
> - We should list the official project channels: announce mailing list,
> blog, social media presence...

I would include the "project" website -- -- in this
as well.

> - We should also mention that some resources are not completely up-to-date
> (the wiki for example)
> - It is frequent to see links to this list's archives purported to be
> official project statements. We might think about embedding a link to the
> new resources, or a disclaimer, in the message footer. It would also appear
> in the archives.

hmmmm...apparently a disconnect between "discussion" items and those that
are put forth in "proposals" and voted on.  Yes, sort of disclaimer in the
mail archives might be in order.

and, finally, what IS the best way to disseminate accurate information?

> Regards,
>   Andrea.
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